Merzagora, de Gasperi and the Chamber of Deputies in session.
Palazzo Madama (the Senate House), Rome, Italy.
MS. Italian flag hanging from balcony. MS. Cesare Merzagora the new Prime Minister arriving. MS. Enrico Mole arriving. GVs of the Chamber of Deputies. MS. Various ministers arriving. GVs Chamber of Deputies assembling and casting their votes. MS. Ballot being taken. LS. Signor Alcide de Gasperi ex-Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Italy seated in Chamber. MS. Chairman announcing result. LS.G.V. Chamber of Deputies in session. LS. New Chairman addressing Chamber. LS. de Gasperi replying.